By Arnold Grummer, Mabel Grummer

Are you intrigued by way of the glance of dimensional paper yet youre uncertain the place to start? unencumber the secret of this centuries outdated paintings shape with the main entire ebook on hand! This advisor takes you from the very fundamentals of paper casting to picking the simplest pulp, molds, and unencumber brokers on your wishes, so youll be growing your personal gorgeous paper-cast items in no time.
This crucial source Includes
* easy directions for making pulp, including botanicals, bettering your creations with glitter and paint, and making molds from daily goods like rubber stamps and brass plaques
* A dozen exact tasks youll be proud to display
* transparent step by step pictures and easy-to-follow instructions
* Inspirational examples of paper-cast art, from scrapbook pages and greeting playing cards to bowls and framed calligraphy

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You Will Need Foam board cut-out or open cookie cutter Bucket Screen Pulp, colored Sponge, terrycloth towel, and/or paper towel 1 2 3 4 Put foam board with a cutout matrix on a screen surface so water can drain (see page 25). The finished, dry casting. With a turkey baster or by hand, put colored pulps at selected areas inside the matrix, according to the desired pattern. Remove water with sponge, terrycloth towel, and/or paper towel. Let dry. Lift away foam board. 1 36 Note that wet colored pulp is much brighter and more vivid than when it is dry.

The possible variations and combinations of the above techniques are near infinite. ) Enhancing Paper Casts 55 6PP40-65 1/9/02 1:19 AM Page 56 Arranging Solid Color Areas Colored pulp can be placed anywhere on the surfaces of flat molds or dimensional forms. ) and a bit of care. Experience will bring you greater skill. The process is simple: decide where you want which color, get the colored pulp desired, and put it where you want it, as shown below with an open cookie cutter. This casting could have been applied to a wet bowl’s surface as a pulp painting, but was left in this instance to dry as a separate independent paper casting.

Note: For recycling, use a blender and an amount of paper that 1 4 32 The Complete Guide to Paper Casting would cover your matrix to three or four thicknesses. The directions below use three colors of recycled pulp. 2 3 4 Put release agent all over the surface of the matrix. Pick a method for applying pulp (such as batch, strip, patty). For the matrix shown here, strips work well. Make pulp strips to lay over the matrix. Lay the hardware cloth over the bucket or tub into which water can drain. Put the window screen on the hardware cloth (see page 25).

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